poet Lawrence S. Pertillar

Lawrence S. Pertillar

I May Have Burned A Bridge

It was believed when I left them,
I had burned a bridge.
But from my point of view...
After receiving their undo discouragement,
For years.
A severing of ties,
Led my steps to fresher air.
And a place they were hesitant to share.

I may have burned a bridge!
It is clear to me I am where I want to be!
And not one wish do I have of moving backward,
To join anyone still living in fear and doubt!
If I knew this would be my experience...
I would have burned that bridge a long time ago!
With the same confidence that motivates me now!
I did not need to cross that bridge with anyone in the first place.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 24, 2009

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  • Kindle Jackson (12/24/2009 6:16:00 PM)

    Wow! .... enough said.

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